Monday, January 18, 2010

How it all Began -- Part IV -- The Final Piece

Read here first ...
then read here second ...
then read here third .... and now you are caught up for the final piece of the puzzle. :)


My in-laws decided to take a leap of faith, and bought me an incredibly awesome epson printer. It is the Epson Stylus R1900 Ink Jet Printer .... IT IS AMAZING!!!! I highly recommend it.

I worked very hard on the invitations, and did exactly what the clients wanted.


They turned out so awesome, and I was really proud of all my work. When I thought back on the process, I realized I could do this and not get bored with it. I enjoyed every minute of designing, printing, cutting ... and when I got paid it felt like I hardly did any work.

Isn't that what anyone want in a job?? To feel like they could do it forever and never get tired of it.

So, after doing the wedding invitations I decided I could do more. I put an add on facebook and in just a few hours I has several hits from people highly interested in my work. {Since the beginning I have since updated my facebook page to here} Become my fan!!!! :)

REALLY? They liked my designs??? How cool is that!?!?!?

After facebook, I worked on Craigslist. Again, the idea TOOK OFF. WOWZERS. {Craigslist is still my biggest selling tool.}

After Craigslist really took off, I started trying out all the social media networks.

I started this blog ...

I started a twitter ... {become my fan!}

I created an etsy store ...

I updated and perfected my facebook page ....

In the past year while my life has changed before my eyes, I have sold 

19 items on Etsy

Sold 12 items from Facebook Advertising

Have 90 followers on Twitter

Done 43 Weddings

It has been over a year since I was laid off from MITRE. It was devastating at the time, but now I can look back and know that God's hand was on it the whole time. I don't think I could ever imagine myself spending all day at a desk again. LOL

I am blessed. It is because of people like YOU!
Thanks for blessing me.


Blessings to you,

1 comment:

  1. That is awesome--all of it! I should try Craig's list, too.


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